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African Americans in the Post-Emancipation South

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Historians and other scholars often use first-hand accounts, including contemporary observations, as sources for study of the past. These types of sources are valuable, especially when used in conjunction with other documents, as they help us to approximate the past. This study uses these types of sources to attain glimpses of African American life in the post-emancipation South. Spanning from the 1860s through the New Deal, this study incorporates a broad cross-section of the views of European travelersand Euro-American visitors from the North, based upon travel books as well as articles and essays from periodicals and scholarly journals. The study synthesizes the outsiders' observations and assesses their summaries' overall validity for increasing ourunderstanding of the lives of blacks in the post-emancipation South. Furthermore, these accounts allow for a reconstruction of African American life and labor in the major aspects of black culture—religion, education...


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Publisher: UPA

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  • Release date: February 14, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9780761851066
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  • ISBN: 9780761851066
  • File size: 249 KB
  • Release date: February 14, 2011

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Historians and other scholars often use first-hand accounts, including contemporary observations, as sources for study of the past. These types of sources are valuable, especially when used in conjunction with other documents, as they help us to approximate the past. This study uses these types of sources to attain glimpses of African American life in the post-emancipation South. Spanning from the 1860s through the New Deal, this study incorporates a broad cross-section of the views of European travelersand Euro-American visitors from the North, based upon travel books as well as articles and essays from periodicals and scholarly journals. The study synthesizes the outsiders' observations and assesses their summaries' overall validity for increasing ourunderstanding of the lives of blacks in the post-emancipation South. Furthermore, these accounts allow for a reconstruction of African American life and labor in the major aspects of black culture—religion, education...


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    UPA

    Kindle Book
    Release date: February 14, 2011

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780761851066
    Release date: February 14, 2011

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780761851066
    File size: 249 KB
    Release date: February 14, 2011

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English